Delhi: The China headquartered smartphone manufacturer, Oppo, has unleashed its latest smartphone which it has named as Oppo F3 Plus. Oppo with this launch will revolutionise the selfie experience for its consumers. Though Oppo F3 Plus is Oppo’s first smartphone with dual front camera, this isn’t the first smartphone to sport a dual front camera in a smartphone. This year Vivo brought its Vivo V5 Plus in the market with its dual front camera in the month of January. Consumers are familiar to dual rear cameras but are looking forward for options in the smartphones with dual front cameras. Oppo seems to have heard their wishes with the launch of Oppo F3 Plus. Known for experimenting with the camera features, Oppo has acquired a good chunk of market share in the smartphone industry. The Chinese brand has realised that India is full of selfie crazy consumers who love to take good quality selfies for sharing on social media. The Oppo N1 manufacturer has also gazed Indian Consumers’ habit of uploading their selfie images on social media like Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp majorly. Targeting at this segment of consumers, Oppo F3 Plus could be a success for the company. On March 23, the company launched its ‘Selfie Expert’ smartphone, the Oppo F3 Plus in the presence of huge media professionals and fans. Ajanta News Tech had received a special invitation from the Oppo team to cover the launch and we felt privileged to witness the grand launch of this dual front camera smartphone, the Oppo F3 Plus. Let’s look at some other specifications apart from its dual front camera feature
Design & Display
It sports a 6-inch large full-HD i.e. 1080x1920p 2.5D curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The Oppo F3 Plus also bears finger print sensor on the home button. The speaker grilles are located at the bottom while the lock button to the right side of the smartphone. The 3.5mm audio jack to the top of the smartphone and volume rockers to the left side of the smartphone.
When it comes to camera, it will be injustice if we don’t start with its front dual camera setup details. The highlight feature of Oppo F3 Plus is its dual front camera and the Indian consumers are going to love this smartphone for all it has from them for ‘Selfie’ experience. It bears one 16MP with 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture which sports 76.4 degree wide-angle lens and one 8MP sensor which sports 120 degree wide angle lens which will excite you for group selfies. Equipped with Beautify 4.0 app, Selfie Panorama, Screen Flash and Palm Shutter, the Oppo F3 Plus comes with Smart Facial Recognition feature that Oppo claims to automatically suggest which lens is ideal for the image. The ‘Selfie Revolutionary’ Oppo F3 Plus sports a 16MP rear camera with an f/1.7 aperture and supports dual PDAF. The rear camera comes with Sony IMX398 sensor and has dual LED flash.
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Software & Other Specifications
Oppo F3 Plus supports Android 6.0 Marshmallow and runs on ColorOS 3.0. The ‘Selfie Expert’ is powered by 1.95GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC coupled with Adreno 510 GPU. Talking about RAM, Oppo F3 Plus comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt memory which can be expanded to 256GB with the help of a MicroSD card. With regards to battery, it’s battery is powered by 4000 mAh and supports fast charging (Turbo Charging) with company’s own VOOC Flash Charge. Oppo claims to deliver 2hrs talk time with only 5 minutes charging. Woah, just 5 minutes charging and 2hrs continuous talk without worrying about the charging. It weighs only 185 grams which makes it not that hefty. The other features like sensors, it comes with Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, Magnetometer and Proximity Sensor.
Oppo F3 Plus supports dual Nano-Sim and also 4G VoLTE which means you can enjoy Reliance Jio 4G experience. It also supports Wi-fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.1 & GPS/ A-GPS. You may use an OTG cable as it comes with a Micro-USB with OTG.
This ‘Selfie Expert’ Oppo F3 Plus will be available to Indian consumers from April 1 online and offline. You will have to shell out INR 30,990 if you want to take this Smartphone home. The smartphone is available in Gold & Black color variants. The sale of the stock has begun from yesterday and will extend till March 31.
Ajanta News Tech Verdict
Oppo F3 Plus is a high end ‘Camera’ in the disguise of a smartphone. A smartphone which supports feature like turbo charging will take away your worry of putting your phone on charging for longer period. We will however bring you our hands-on review of this ‘Selfie Expert’ soon after using for few days.